An Inner Darkness (Bay City Paranormal Investigations, #5)
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An Inner Darkness (Bay City Paranormal Investigations #5)

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All hell-s about to break loose. Literally.

Bay City Paranormal Investigations Book 5

After more than a year as a couple-and plenty of bumps along the road-Sam Raintree and Dr. Bo Broussard are finally settling into life together. Bo has come to terms with his sexuality, their business is thriving, and Sam has begun to accept his role as a step-parent of sorts to Bo-s sons,...more
ebook, 1st Edition, 197 pages
Published October 28th 2008 by Samhain Publishing
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Brenda (b)
I really like this series. Even though this is a m/m love story, the continuing plot of the paranormal investigations is a strong element in all the stories. The relationship between Sam and Bo continues to grow and solidify. This story focuses on the interaction and acceptance of Sam by Bo's ex-wife and sons, especially the older boy Adrian who has more in common with Sam than he realizes.
This series is getting better with every book. In this one Bo's children factor in heavily, which is nice because before the epilogue of the last book, we had only every heard of them, but never met them. This book is nicely paced and a real page turner. Except for one ill placed (and kind of boring) sex scene this book was a real improvement over the rest of the series.

Peeking ahead this looks to be the last book with Sam and Bo as the main characters and I don't feel finished with them. I wan...more
My favorite of the BCPI books so far

Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS.

Rating: 8/10

- This story focuses on Bo and Sam’s relationship with Bo’s sons, and I really enjoyed seeing their interactions. The younger boy, Sean, is sweet and energetic and totally accepting of not only his father’s homosexuality but also his father’s new partner. A lot of what Sean says is very endearing. But it’s the older boy, Adrien, who I found to be the most interesting chara...more
Feb 13, 2011 Teresa rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2011
This is the best of the lot so far. I would not go so far as to say you could start the series with this novel, I think there's too much by book 5 that would need a bit more explaining, but I do feel you wouldn't be totally lost. And the sex is hot as always.


There's a real story, one that touches on a new subject--poltergeists/teen-caused paranormal activity--rather than everything being about the inter-dimensional gates (though of course the gates come into it before the end), and it...more
Finally, I got my wish in this book - Bo's kids played an important role. I wanted to know if the kids would ever be featured in a prominent role. I liked the kids even though they didn't right away accept Sam into their lives - after all how can they wrap their mind around the huge fact that 1) their parents are getting divorced and 2) their dad is gay and already has a boyfriend. The wife of Bo - omg! I would have bitch-slapped her. It reminded me of GA Hauser's female characters. They drive y...more
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3.5 stars

So far I think this one was my favorite of the series. I liked seeing the interaction between Bo, Sam and Bo's sons. The paranormal elements were pretty proportioned with the sex scenes and made for a fun read. I did have a moment where I thought Bo was bad for Sam. Since reading book 4 I felt that whenever Bo gets angry with Sam he becomes abusive and it's no different in this book when he had angry sex with Sam. It's a bit scary to read. I really liked Adrien and I look forward to get...more
J.J. Levesque
Whoa, and I thought the last book was intense. This one just takes it to another level. Sam and Bo have an established relationship, and Bo's two kids spend time with them. Adrian, however, doesn't seem to care for it, and he's starting to exhibit the same powers as Sam. I was hanging on to the edge of my seat until the very end, because I never knew what would happen next. I hope there are more adventures for Sam and Bo, but it seems like the author will be taking a break from their storyline t...more
I really enjoyed this series of books, and I look forward to reading the spin off with Bo's son.
Nichole (Dirty H)
I think this is my favorite of the series so far. It was neat to see more of Bo's kids and the dynamic with his ex. The personal touch made this a lot more interesting than the other "haunting of the week" type plots from the previous books. And of course it's Ally, so the character interactions are great. Good book!
Timm Harwick
If you like homo-erotic male fiction with a little supernatural twist thrown in, the BCPI series is great. Some really graphic scenes in both supernatural events & male-on-male encounters. I'd have preferred more events & fewer encounters ... but that's just me.
4.5 stars. Very good paranormal m/m romance in which Sam and Bo struggle against Bo's ex-wife in order to help Bo's son control his potentially dangerous telekinesis.
Glenna Taylor
Have really like this series so far awesome storyline not just hot sex (which there is that:) but would definitely recommend this whole series
My favourite book of this serie so far!!!
Big thanks to Ally Blue for this one.
Sizzling Sweetness!
Sam & Bo....I Adore these two, I look forward to more....❤
Liz Lovesrainbows
Great paranormal love story!! Book 5 of a series...start at the beginning!
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